Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/22/22

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Question: What color was the Ecto-Cooler Hi-C drink?


Last Question: On April 21, 1986, what did thirty million viewers watch, making it the “highest rated syndicated special” in history?

Answer: “The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vault” hosted by Geraldo Rivera.

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Remember That Song – 4/22/22

Can you name the artist and song:

I don’t feel you anymore
You darken my door
Whatever you’re looking for


Junior_-_Mama_Used_To_SayLast Song: “Mama Used To Say” by Junior from Ji (1982)

Great job Adora (@Adora2000)!!!

As a small boy once asked,
“When will I grow up?”
“When will I see what grownups do see?”

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/21/22

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Question: On this day (April 21) in 1986, what did thirty million viewers watch, making it the “highest rated syndicated special” in history?


Last Question: What series, which ran from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986, was a spin-off of Soap?

Answer: Benson

Great job Pauline (@Dopey62)!!!

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Remember That Song – 4/21/22

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Can you name the artist and song:

As a small boy once asked,
“When will I grow up?”
“When will I see what grownups do see?”


Metallica_-_One_coverLast Song: “One” by Metallica from …And Justice for All (1989)

Great job Craig (@cdennis0130)!!!

I can’t remember anything
Can’t tell if this is true or a dream
Deep down inside, I feel to scream
This terrible silence stops me

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 4/20/22

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Question: The final episode of the television show Soap aired on this day in 1981. What series, which ran from September 13, 1979, to April 19, 1986, was a spin-off of Soap?


Last Question: In the film Gremlins, what would happen if a Mogwai got wet?

Answer: It would multiply

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Remember That Song – 4/20/22

Can you name the artist and song:

I can’t remember anything
Can’t tell if this is true or a dream
Deep down inside, I feel to scream
This terrible silence stops me


Blondie_-_Call_MeLast Song: “Call Me” by Blondie from the American Gigolo Soundtrack (1980)

Great job Craig (@cdennis0130)!!!

Take me out and show me off
And put me on the scene
Dress me in the fashions of the 1980’s

Phil Collins March Madness Winner

download (1)The results are in, and the winner of this year’s Return to the ’80s March Madness Tournament is “In the Air Tonight”.

The finals was between “In the Air Tonight” and “Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)”.
“In the Air Tonight” received just about 2/3 of the vote, winning 65.2% – 34.8%.

This was a great tournament with a lot of great Phil Collins music. Thank you so much for everybody who took the time to vote! I’m looking forward to next year!

Remember That Song – 4/19/22

Can you name the artist and song:

Take me out and show me off
And put me on the scene
Dress me in the fashions of the 1980’s


GregKihnBandJeopardy7InchSingleCoverLast Song: “Jeopardy” by The Greg Kihn Band from Kihnspiracy (1983)

Great job Erwin (@erwin_green), Craig (@cdennis0130), Adora (@Adora2000), and Scorpion (@DianneR16469208)!!!

Don’t be cute, don’t be funny now
It’s later than you think
Oh what’s the use, save your money now
It’s hanging on the brink

Song of the Day: “Modern Love” by David Bowie

Today’s Song of the Day is David Bowie’s “Modern Love” which is on the Let’s Dance album which was released on this day in 1983. This song is the opening track on the album, and was the third single released. It peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart and number 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Stevie Ray Vaughan played guitar on this track.

Bowie said this song’s call-and-response vocal arrangement “all comes from Little Richard.” A defining moment in Bowie’s childhood was when his dad came home with a copy of “Tutti Frutti.

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